Alas for the Awful Sea: Myth, Mystery & Crime in 1800s UK

A project in Sydney, AU by Storybrewers Roleplaying

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A tabletop roleplaying game about politics, folklore, and the human heart. Set in a rural 19th century town desperate to survive.
Backers: 867
Average Pledge Per Backer: $36 AUD

Funded: $30,881 AUD of $800 AUD
Dates: Jan 21st -> Feb 22nd (32 days)
Project By: Storybrewers Roleplaying
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Latest News

24 Hours to Go! And a Video from Us

February 21st - via:
Hello backers, After an incredible month, here we are with a mere 24 hours left on the clock. It may be a little premature, but we wanted to say thank you and touch on a few end-of-Kickstarter matters: You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this... (Read More)

5 days to go, who will make it aboard?

February 16th - via:
Hello Backers! FOOD FOR THE SOUL, FOOD FOR THE BELLY Thank you to the 190 of you who have voted in our character poll so far. This poll is to determine what the two extra character classes unlocked in the stretch goals will be. We took a little peek... (Read More)

Last adventure unlocked!

February 12th - via:
Hi amazing backers,We did it! We unlocked another extra adventure! Hunters is a collaboration between Vee and myself. We're actually working on this adventure right now - and you might just hear a portion of it coming to a podcast near you. Well... (Read More)

New Characters, New Figureheads and a Few Actual Plays

February 7th - via:
Hey amazing backers!  Been a while, hasn't it? We have few exciting things to cover today, so let's jump t(w)o it!  2 NEW CHARACTERS - Pick which ones you want in the game! Another stretch goal achieved! We are including two new character types to... (Read More)

PDF Stretch Goal Adventures Now Available As An Add-On Softcover Book

February 2nd - via:
Hi wonderful backers, A number of you have asked us whether it would be possible to get the unlocked PDF adventures as an add-on softcover book. I am pleased to announce the answer is yes, hell yes, you can! The book of stretch goal adventures will... (Read More)

We are Playing Alas on YouTube Live Tomorrow! 3pm (GMT+10)

January 31st - via:
Hi all, Firstly, congratulations on hitting another stretch goal! We've still got few things in the works for you all, so expect another full update later this week. BUT FOR NOW, we'd just like to let you know we will be playing Alas for the Awful... (Read More)

You smashed more stretch goals & asked us a bunch of questions, answers are pending.

January 28th - via:
Hi all, Thanks again to everyone who backed over the last few days and said nice things, you can't see us here in Sydney but we are giving you so many thumbs up right now. For everyone who backed us previously, here's a run down on the new stuff you... (Read More)

You smashed our stretch goals, we made another one.

January 24th - via:
Hi all, Seems like just yesterday we were letting you know that you unlocked two of our stretch goals. Actually that was yesterday. And in the last 24 hours you unlocked all of them. ALL OF THEM. So, it's our pleasure to announce a brand new stretch... (Read More)

Kickin' Goals

January 22nd - via:
Hello Backers, We're incredibly humbled by the support for this project so far. As of Day 2, we are starting to hit a couple of stretch goals and are very close to a third. So let's talk goals! UNLOCKED ($1250): More Art Yes! Our art budget will be... (Read More)

We are Funded!

January 21st - via:
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US Backers - Shipping Cost for Softcover Level - We will refund you!

January 21st - via:
Hi Guys, As we mentioned in our earlier update, the softcover pledge level is charging US backers $9 AUD for shipping instead of $0. If you have backed at this level, or want to back, do not fear! We will refund your shipping cost as soon as the... (Read More)

US Backers - Shipping Cost issue for Softcover Level

January 21st - via:
Hey friends and backers! We've run into an awkward little problem with our US backer shipping cost for softcover. The option says $9 when it should be $0. We are working to fix this as quickly as possible. We'll let you know when it's resolved.... (Read More)

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